The 29th International Conference on the History of Cartography in Bucharest


Ion Heliade Rădulescu amphitheatre of Romanian Academy Library, Bucharest

09.30 – 17.30 Registration: Entrance hall of the Ion Heliade Rădulescu amphitheatre of Romanian Academy Library, Bucharest

10.00 – 11.00 Opening Ceremony

Welcome addresses:

Cristina Toma, ICHC 2022 conference director

Alfred Hiatt, Secretary of Imago Mundi Ltd.

Marian Preda, rector of the University of Bucharest

Florentina Nițu, dean of the Faculty of History, University of Bucharest

11.00 – 12.00 Guest speaker Pınar Emiralioğlu, The Ottoman Enlightenment: Cartographic Knowledge and Imperial Power in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire (in-person) (chair Bogdan Murgescu)

12.00 – 12.30 Coffee Break

12.30 – 13.30 Panel 1. Challenging Historical Narratives about the Evolution of Cartography (chair Alfred Hiatt)

Matthew Edney, Theories of Cultural Evolution, the Ideal of Cartography, and the Hypothetical Origins of Cartography (in-person)

Mario Cams, Did Chinese and European Cartographies Ever Meet? (in-person)

13.30– 14.30 Lunch Break

14.30 – 16.30 Panel 2. Cartographies of Identities. Religions, Races and Nations (chair Silviu Anghel)

Johanna Skurnik, Missionary Mappings of the World: Transnational Connections and the Pedagogy of Space in 19th century Grand Duchy of Finland (remote)

Zef Segal, Racial Cartographies: The Dynamics of Spatial Racism (in-person)

Stanislav Holubec, Jitka Močičková, Between Modern Cartography and Nationalism: Czech-German Ethnic Border on Maps (1820s–1940s) (in-person)

Petra Svatek, Peter-Heinz Seraphim: Cartography in National Socialist Context (in person)

16.30 – 17.00 Coffee Break

17.00 – 19.00 Panel 3. Imperial and Indigenous Cartographies (chair Markus Heinz)

Nathan Braccio, Indigenous Mapmaking in Seventeenth-Century New England (remote)

André Novaes, Cross-Cultural Exchange in South American Border Mapping: Indigenous Knowledge in Percy Harrison Fawcett’s Cartographic Encounters (remote)

Vasilii Shchepkin, Western and Local in the Mapping of the Ainu Lands: Questions of Knowledge, Methods, and Naming (remote)

Bertie Mandelblatt, Mapping and Being Mapped in Colonial Saint-Domingue: Cap Français after the Seven Years War (remote)

19.30 – 21.00 Welcome Reception. The Bucharest Municipality Museum

Ion Heliade Rădulescu amphitheatre of Romanian Academy Library, Bucharest (between: 9:30 – 14:00) and Faculty of History, University of Bucharest (between: 14:30 – 18:00)

09.30 – 11.00 Panel 4. The Role of Cartography in Shaping War and Post-war Realities (chair Pınar Emiralioğlu)

Anne-Rieke van Schaik, Reframing the Revolt: Pro-Dutch versus Pro-Spanish Story Maps (1609-1610). Reflecting on the Dutch Revolt During Truce (in-person)

Manu P. Sobti, Ali Rad Yousefnia, Maps as Geographical ‘Space’ of Empire: Cartography and Conflict in Matrakci Nasuh’s Representations of the Ottoman-Safavid Encounter (TBA)

Sebastian Diaz Angel, A “Cultural Area” Map, or How to Develop Tropical Frontiers in Colombia to Combat Communism during the Cold War (remote)

Kelly O’Neill,  Empire as Table Map: The (En)tangled, Trans-Imperial History of a Topographic Map of Crimea (in-person)

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00 Panel 5. Trans-imperial Knowledge and Mapmaking (chair Radu Leca)

Vera Dorofeeva-Lichtmann/Ekaterina Simonova-Gudzenko, The Cartographic Odyssey of Daikokuya Kōdayū (1751 – 1828): The Maps of Japan Drawn for the Russian Empire (in-person)

Katherine Parker, The Politics of Geographic Chimeras: Gonneville’s Land, Pepys Island, and Terra Australia Incognita (in-person)

Lucía Rodríguez Arrillaga, The Reversibility of Cartographic Knowledge. The Transimperial Circulation of Printed and Manuscript Maps on the Río de la Plata (1777-1808) (remote)

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch Break (moving to the Faculty of History, University of Bucharest, after the Lunch Break)

14.30 – 16.00 Panel 6. The Materiality of Maps: Colours and Reproduction Techniques (chair Carla Lois)

Šima Krtalić, Anchored to Exemplars: Revealing the Copying Methods of 14th-17th century Manuscript Nautical Mapmakers (remote)

Diana Lange, Colours on East Asian Maps (remote)

Zsolt Győző Török, Tinting the Tatras: Wahlenberg’s botanical map (1814) and hypsometric relief representation (in-person)

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break

16.30 – 18.00 Panel 7. Visions of Cities. From Military Plans to Tourist Maps (chair Toader Popescu)

Tudor Mihăescu, Habsburg Cartographies of the Ottoman Periphery: Franz Sulzer’s 1781 Map of Bucharest (in-person)

Bernard Gauthiez, Mapping the Workers Insurrection, Lyon 1834: from Military Analysis to Urban Redevelopment (in-person)

Damien Petermann, Mapping Lyon for Travelers: Evolution and Role of Tourist City Plans in French Guidebooks (20th century) (remote)

19.00 – 20.30 Exhibition Tour. The National Museum of Maps and Old Books

Faculty of History, University of Bucharest

09.30 – 11.30 Poster Session (Faculty of History, University of Bucharest)

Maria Luisa Sturani, Paola Pressenda, Cities caught in the net: the emergence of urban plots in Sabaudian cadastral mapping (18th-19th centuries) (remote)

Göran Bäärnhielm, Map, travel description and cartographic sources. A mapping project with problems (remote)

Carme Montaner, Francesc Nadal, The enlargement of the French government maps to the Spanish territory in the 19th century: from the Carte de Capitaine to the Carte d’Etat Major (remote)

Denis Khotimsky, Comparative study of the two surviving copies of Paolo Giovio’s 1525 map of Moscovia (in-person)

Mátyás Magyari, Alíz Kamilla Bálint, Zsombor Bartos-Elekes, Printed foreign sources of a manuscript atlas of Hungary in the late 17th century (in-person)

Hong Lin, The Date, Mapmakers, Origin, and Context of Kunyutu 坤舆图: A Preliminary Study on The Newly Discovered Early 18th Century Chinese World Map (remote)

Oliver Hahn, Kathrin Enzel, Susanne Knödel, Diana Lange, Benjamin van der Linde, Jochen Schlüter, Peter Zietlow, Material analysis of inks and pigments in colored maps (remote)

11.30 – 13.00 History of Cartography Project (Iorga Auditorium, Faculty of History, University of Bucharest)

13.00 – 15.00 Lunch Break

15.00 – 17.00 Workshops and Meetings. Parallel sessions (Faculty of History, University of Bucharest)

The Ethnographic Cartography of Central and Eastern Europe between Science and Propaganda, organisers Silviu Anghel, Jitka Močičková, Stanislav Holubec (room 104) (hybrid)

Curators Meeting (former ISCEM), organiser Marcy Bidney (room 105) (hybrid)

16.00 – 18.00 Imago Mundi Board Meeting (room 8, Faculty of History, University of Bucharest)

18:30 – 19:30 Tour of National Center of Cartography (optional tour, 1A Expoziției Blvd.)

18.30 – 20.00 Exhibition Opening. The Bucharest Municipality Museum

”Aula Magna” Hall of the Central University Library “Carol I”, Bucharest

9.30 – 11.30 Panel 8. Cartography and the Theology of the Image (chair Peter Barber)

Danielle Gravon, Gerhard Mercator as Iconoclast: Erasing Monsters from Islandia (remote)

Ovidiu Olar, Giulio Mancinelli SJ († 1618) and his Plan of the Constantinopolitan Seraglio (in-person)

Elisabeta Negrău, Icons with Maps and Icons as Maps: The Geography of Devotion (in-person)

Chet van Duzer, European Cartouches Adapted to an Islamic Context: The Cedid Atlas of 1803 (in-person)

11.30– 12.00 Coffee Break

12.00 – 14.00 Panel 9. Maps as Commodities. From Producer to Consumer (chair Matthew Edney)

Kevin R. Wittmann, Beyond the Edges of the World. The Fortunate Islands and their Depiction in Medieval Mappaemundi (9th-14th centuries) (in-person)

Heather Wacha, Helen Davies, When Two Become Four: Using Multispectral Imaging to Uncover What Lies beneath the Tournai Maps of Asia and Palestine (remote)

Marissa Griffioen/Bram Vannieuwenhuyze, Map Transmission in the Early Modern Low Countries (in-person)

Isabella Alexander, Good Maps, Cheap Maps, Copied Maps: Copyright and the Ordnance Survey in the 19th century (in-person)

14.00– 15.00 Lunch Break

15.00 – 16.30 Panel 10. Mapping in the Service of the Common Good (chair Cristina Ion)

Enali De Biaggi, Mapping Public Health – Hygienics, War and Local Politics at the Beginning of the 20th century (in-person)

Martijn Storms, Mapping Epidemics: Nineteenth Century Cholera Maps in the Netherlands (remote)

Quentin Morcrette, Advertising Roads for Quality Maps (in-person)

16.30– 17.00 Coffee Break

17.00 – 18.30 Panel 11. Cartographic Pedagogies (chair Marian Coman)

Benjamin van der Linde, Johann Hübner’s Map Shop in Hamburg and the Role of his 18th century Map Colour Style. Analysing the Intellectual and Material Background (remote)

Nick Baron, Cold War Cartography in the Classroom: The Soviet 1951 Secondary School Atlas (remote)

Sofya Gavrilova, Learning about the Soviet State: the Establishment of the new Soviet Educational Cartography of the 1930s (remote)

19.00 – 20.30 Exhibition Opening. Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History

”Aula Magna” Hall of the Central University Library “Carol I”, Bucharest

9.30 – 11.30 Panel 12. Global Maritime Mapping (chair Chet van Duzer)

Wouter Bracke, Bartolomeo da li Sonetti’s Isolario between manuscript and printed editions (in-person)

Elke Papelitzky, Early Modern Global Trade and Maritime Mapping in Eastern Asia (in-person)

Luis A. Robles Macías, The Struggle for the Maghreb in Early Modern Nautical Cartography (in-person)

Gregory C. McIntosh, “Revisiting the ‘Admiral’s Map’: Which Map? And Who Was He?” (remote)

11.30 – 12.00 Coffee Break

12.00 – 13.30 Panel 13. Charting the Seas and Surveying the Lands (chair Richard Pegg)

Natalia Gándara, Mapping the Southern Oceans. Sealers, Whalers, and the Production of Cartographic Knowledge (1790s-1820s) (remote)

Catherine Porter, Robert Lythe’s Ireland 450 Years on: Reading the Survey from the Map (remote)

Kory Olson, They Passed by Here: Jules Hanen’s Hand-drawn Modifications to the 1886 Congo français ou France Equatoriale pour suivre l’Exposé fait à la Société de Géographie (in-person)

13.30– 14.30 Lunch Break

14.30 – 16.30 Panel 14. Cartographies of Frontiers. From Empires to Estates (chair Katherine Parker)

Alexandru Morintz, Cartography as a Mathematics-based Method of Organising the World. Reconsidering some Topics from Corpus Agrimensorum Romanorum (in-person)

Richard Pegg, Qing Dynasty Borders, Real and Imagined: The Big Blue Map (in-person)

Martin Hendriks, The Role of the Surveyors Isaac van Geelkercken (1615-1672) and Franz von Senheim (c. 1631-c. 1685) in the Border Disputes between the Duchies of Guelders and Kleve in the years 1658-1664 (in-person)

Cezar Buterez, ‘Trespassers Beware’. Searching for the Administrative and Property Boundaries of Wallachia on Historical Maps (19th-20th centuries) (in-person)

16.30 – 17.00 Coffee Break

17.00 – 18.00 Key-Note Speaker  Steven Seegel, Cartographic Ukraine under Global Eyes: From Mental Maps to Sovereign Territory (remote) (chair Mihai Răzvan Ungureanu)

18.00 – 18.30 Closing Ceremony

Wouter Bracke, Chairman of Imago Mundi Ltd.

Kory Olson, Katherine Parker, ISHMap officers

Cristina Toma, ICHC 2022 conference director

Enali di Biaggi, Bernard Gauthiez, Introduction to the next ICHC, Lyon, 2024          

20.00 – 22.00 Farewell Diner

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